Before coming to PBA, Dr. Viale taught undergraduate, MBA, and Ph.D. level courses at Florida Atlantic University, where he served as a member of several doctoral committees. His academic publications include articles in the Review of Asset Pricing Studies, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Financial Research, and Quantitative Finance. He has also presented his research in several national and international peer-reviewed conferences such as the Financial Management Association, the Southern Finance Association, the Econometric Society regional meeting, and the International Paris Finance (EUROFIDAI-AFFI) Meeting. Dr. Viale has previous experience in the finance industry as a certified stock broker and investment adviser. He is an active member of St. Therese de Lisieux Catholic Church of Wellington, Florida.